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Port Louis Destination Guide

Delve into Port Louis in Mauritius

Port Louis in the region of Port Louis with its 155,226 residents is a city in Mauritius and is the capital of this country.

Interactive map of Port Louis

Current time in Port Louis is now 03:27 AM (Wednesday) . The local timezone is named " Indian/Mauritius " with a UTC offset of 4 hours. Depending on your travel modalities, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Vacoas, Triolet, Tamarin, Souillac, and Saint Pierre. While being here, make sure to check out Vacoas . We encountered some video on the web . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Are you curious about the possible sightseeing spots and facts in Port Louis ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


Dancers on dock in Port Louis, Mauritius

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Band and dancers on dock at Port Louis, Mauritius ..

Mauritius (ile Maurice) - Grand Baie

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Port Louis Capital City Mauritius

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Port Louis is Mauritius' capital, main port and largest city. The city is cradled by the Moka Mountains and the Indian Ocean providing a beautiful setting for this metropolitan hub. Copyright to www.s ..

Mauritius Central Market

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A video of Mauritius Central Market in Port Louis from our trip during summer 2010. ..

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Interesting facts about this location

Caudan Waterfront

Le Caudan Waterfront is a unique commercial concept in Mauritius, showing undeniable know-how and expertise in commercial activities and entertainment. On top of being a must for shopping, Le Caudan Waterfront is also a business centre, a melting pot for local artists and the favourite meeting place for gastronomes, tourists and locals looking for leisure and entertainment. Le Caudan Waterfront is definitely the most elegant and popular destination for Mauritians and tourists.

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Located at -20.16 57.50 (Lat./Long.); Less than 0 km away
Tags: Buildings and structures in Mauritius, Port Louis, Port Louis District

State Bank Tower

The State Bank Tower is a high-rise building in the capital city of Mauritius, Port Louis. The 16-storey tower contrary to popular belief, is not the tallest building in Port Louis. It is the fourth tallest building and only steel frame skeleton high-rise on the island. It was designed by Campbell Reith Hill. In February 1994, it was damaged by cyclone Hollanda which hit Mauritius with windspeeds of over 200 km/h when the building's construction tower crane smashed and tore on the high-rise.

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Located at -20.16 57.50 (Lat./Long.); Less than 0 km away
Tags: Buildings and structures completed in 1995, Buildings and structures in Mauritius

Aapravasi Ghat

The Immigration Depot is a building complex located in Port Louis, on the Indian Ocean island of Mauritius, which was the first British colony to receive indentured, or contracted, labor workforce from India. From 1849 to 1923, half a million Indian indentured labourers passed through the Immigration Depot, to be eventually transported to plantations throughout the British Empire.

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Located at -20.16 57.50 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: Buildings and structures in Mauritius, Government buildings completed in 1849, History of Mauritius, Human migration, Indian diaspora in Mauritius, World Heritage Sites in Mauritius

Jummah Masjid (Mauritius)

The Jummah Masjid is a mosque in Port Louis, Mauritius dating from the 1850s, with substantial additions built through the 1890s. It is located on the Royal Road, and is described by the Ministry of Tourism's guide as one of the most beautiful religious building in the country. The Jummah Masjid is known to broadcast live the Jummah Prayers every Friday and taraweeh prayers during the month of Ramadan. Eid Prayers are also broadcast live.

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Located at -20.16 57.50 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: 19th-century mosques, Mosques in Mauritius, Religious buildings completed in 1895

Stock Exchange of Mauritius

The Stock Exchange of Mauritius (SEM) is an organization responsible for the operation of Mauritius's primary stock exchange located at Port Louis. The SEM operates two markets: the Official Market and the Development & Enterprise Market (DEM). There are 40 companies listed on the Official Market representing a Market Capitalization of nearly US$5.3 billion, the DEM presently has 48 companies listed with a market capitalisation of nearly US$1.5 billion as at 31 July 2012.

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Located at -20.17 57.51 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: Companies established in 1989, Companies of Mauritius, Economy of Mauritius, Stock exchanges in Africa

Historical Weather

temperature and rainfall during the year in Port Louis